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Stroll with a Local through Savannah's Historic District
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City square named for Benjamin Franklin where visitors can visit the First African Baptist Church.
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Savannah, GA
Downtown
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Established in 1790, Franklin Square was named in honor of Benjamin Franklin. This beautiful square also features a monument erected in memory of the Haitian volunteers who fought during the Siege of Savannah.

Thank AAHolt
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

While this was a general square similar to the other squares in Savannah, I went to see the monument that lives there. I learned about this monument while in Port Au Prince, Haiti on a tour at the Mupanah Museum. The monument here in Savannah...More

Thank Kendra N
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

This was another cute square/park that we stumble upon. We really liked the monument of the soldiers in the center of it. The place is quaint, quiet and peaceful.

1  Thank Steve R
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Franklin Square is named in honor of Benjamin Franklin. It was laid out in 1791. Also the first African Baptist Church in North America started here in 1777. The square has a large bronze statue showing a number of soldiers from African descent fighting in...More

Thank Matt P
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Savannah has about 2 dozen squares and this is the one laid out to commemorate Ben Franklin. It now also commemorates the African Americans who fought in the American Revolution.

Thank David B
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Another small square in Savannah but like many others full of historical connection. Name after Benjamin Franklin The square has a large bronze statue showing a number of soldiers from African descent fighting in the War of Independence. Each corner has a large plaque explaining...More

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Sitting adjacent to City Market, Franklin Square is named in honor of Benjamin Franklin. It was laid out in 1791 and is well known for the city water tower, but destroyed in 1935. Also the first African Baptist Church in North America started here in...More

1  Thank Anne M
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Franklin Square is located on the west side in close proximity to the city market. It was named in honor of Benjamin Franklin and has a beautiful statue of Haitian soldiers who fought for American independence. It has some wonderful history to learn about. I...More

Thank RamonaL34
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Bringing old history to today's tourist, FRANKLIN SQUARE ( named for Benjamin Franklin) has an excellent monument of French Haitians who came to help during the American Revolution. Les Chasseurs Volontaires de Saint Domingue", or the Haitians who came to Savannah to fight for American...More

Thank JohnKBachmann
Reviewed 1 March 2016

After breakfast we went for a wander, and found ourselves at this square on the edge of the historic district. It has a large, nice, and educational monument for Les Chasseurs Volontaires de Saint Domingue", or the Haitians who came to Savannah to fight for...More

Thank AlnAbroad
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